Radical deoxygenaton of secondary and primary alcohols with phenylsilane

Derek H.R. Barton, Doo Ok Jang, Joseph C. Jaszberenyi

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Thionocarbonates and xanthates formed from secondary and primary alcohols are easily deoxygenated in 85-100% yield by radical deoxygenation with phenylsilane and 2,2′ -azobisisobutyronitrile or benzoyl peroxide in boiling toluene.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)435-438
Number of pages4
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Jun

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© 1991 Georg Thieme. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Organic Chemistry


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